We remember Cleophas John Duffy

We remember Cleophas John Duffy

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Timeline

Timeline

1890
birth Townsville Queensland Australia Source:9470597 Source:8225535 18th June 1890
1915
enlistment Rockhampton Queensland Australia Source:9470595 6th January 1915
1915
service Australian Imperial Force Private 134 Light Horse Recruit Source:9470595 6th January 1915 - 24th March 1915
1915
employment Labourer Australia Source:9470595 6th January 1915
1915
service Australian Imperial Force Private 134 11th Light Horse Regiment A Squadron Source:9470595 24th March 1915 - 29th August 1915
1915
theatres Egypt :4 Source:9470595 22nd July 1915 - 25th August 1915
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:9470595 25th August 1915 - 23rd December 1915
1915
service Australian Imperial Force Private 134 2nd Light Horse Regiment Source:9470595 29th August 1915 - 22nd February 1916
1915
hospitalisation Frostbite Hospital/Institution Source:9470595 23rd December 1915 - 1st January 1916
1915
theatres Egypt :4 Source:9470595 23rd December 1915 - 27th July 1919
1916
service Australian Imperial Force Private 134 11th Light Horse Regiment A Squadron Source:9470595 22nd February 1916 - 30th October 1919
1917
hospitalisation Scabies Hospital/Institution Source:9470595 22nd July 1917 - 2nd August 1917
1919
discharge Source:9470595 30th October 1919
1924
marriage Mary Maud Ruffle Source:9470597 6th September 1924
1928
children Clare Duffy Source:9470597 7th January 1928
1967
location 70 Francis Street, West End, Townsville Australia their own address Source:9470595 22nd March 1967
1979
death Not War Related The date of birth on Clay's headstone is not correct. It most likely reflects his reticence during his life to talk about his age. Townsville Australia Source:9470597 3rd August 1979
burial Belgian Gardens Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Townsville Australia Source:9470605

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Cleophas John
Initials CJ
Last Name Duffy
Source 9470605
First Names Clay
Initials C
Last Name Duffy
Source 9470605
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
70 Francis Street, West End, Townsville Australia their own address known 22nd March 1967
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Australian Imperial Force 134 Light Horse Recruit Private
Australian Imperial Force 134 11th Light Horse Regiment A Squadron Private
Australian Imperial Force 134 2nd Light Horse Regiment Private
Australian Imperial Force 134 11th Light Horse Regiment A Squadron Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Clare Duffy daughter 7th January 1928
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Michael Duffy father
Kathleen O'Farrell mother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Maud Ruffle wife 6th September 1924
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Dark Grey Dark Brown
DateHeightSource
1915-01-06 5'6"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-01-06 Roman Catholic

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Australian ANZACs from the National Archives of Australia

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
Queensland Government Births Deaths Marriages Divorces Gary3194
Townsville City Council Cemetery Search Gary3194
AWM Article On 'The Suvla Derby' John157861

Multimedia

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Clay Duffy Gary3194
Clay Duffy at Training Camp Gary3194
Clay Duffy Gary3194
Clay's Headstone Gary3194

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